This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Slavic edit

Etymology edit

From *sъ- +‎ *mьrtь, the second element from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mirtís, from Proto-Indo-European *mértis.

Noun edit

*sъmьrtь f[1]

  1. death

Declension edit

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Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • Trubachyov, Oleg, editor (1994), “*mьrtь/*mьrta”, in Этимологический словарь славянских языков [Etymological dictionary of Slavic languages] (in Russian), numbers 21 (*mъrskovatъjь – *nadějьnъjь), Moscow: Nauka, →ISBN, page 150
  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) “смерть”, in Oleg Trubachyov, transl., Этимологический словарь русского языка [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Progress
  • Šanskij, N. M. (2004) “смерть”, in Školʹnyj etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [School Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), Moscow: Drofa

References edit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) “*sъmьrtь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 480